As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- (and now also auðsveipinn, whence auðsveipni, f.), adj. pliable, yielding, now esp. used of good, obedient children, Bs.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᚦ-ᛋᚢᛁᛁᛒᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
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